Elkhart shooting reported early Wednesday morning possibly linked to nearby burglary

A 19-year-old man found with a gunshot wound in Elkhart early Wednesday morning is believed to be connected to a burglary that was reported at the same time.

Officers found the victim on South Second Street at about 3:30 a.m., the same time officers were dispatched to 400 block of High Street for a reported burglary in progress, according to Sgt. Chris Snyder with theElkhart Police Department.

Police believe there was some sort of disturbance at the home on High Street and the 19-year-old was shot in the arm, Snyder said. The 19-year-old then ran from the home.

The man was taken to Elkhart General Hospital and his wound isn’t believed to be lethal.

The incident is under investigation.